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  1. Racing, Training, Nutrition, Triathlons
    The best energy bars for cycling deliver a tasty mix of flavor, nutrition, and ride-sustaining fuel. Energy bars have come a long way from the days of nearly inedible chalk-like bricks that graced our CamelBaks in the 1990s. Now there are options for almost every diet, taste, and macro...
  2. General Cycling Discussion
    One serving tablet is served with 16 oz. of water. Photo courtesy of nuun Nuun has launched Immunity, the brand's latest creation to support the body's natural immune defense systems. Nuun Immunity was designed around a botanical blend containing anti-inflammatories, antioxidants and vitamins...
  3. General Cycling Discussion
    It's the holidays, where riding opportunities are sparse and snacking opportunities, plentiful. The season is over, it's snowing outside, you're pounding nut roll like you're getting paid for it. Off-seasons are for gluttony and sedentary life right? Wrong! Well, wrong if you have hefty goals...
  4. General Cycling Discussion
    Can a cyclist the foregoes meat, dairy, and more be a competitive pro? Can you be a vegan pro cyclist? To find out our friends at the Global Cycling Network are joined by pro cycling nutritionist Nigel Mitchell to find out. Key questions include are available protein sources limiting? Is a...
  5. General Cycling Discussion
    Team Sky once again was the big winner at the Tour de France, taking the overall individual and team prizes. Methods of weight loss have been discussed for decades. In this video from our friends at the Global Cycling Network, high protein and restriction of carbohydrates are the key methods...
  6. General Cycling Discussion
    Nuun Performance uses multiple non-GMO sugar sources, dextrose and sucrose. The combination is claimed to activate multiple absorption pathways and eliminates the build-up of gastric distress. Sports drink maker Nuun has launched Performance, an endurance drink mix it says is formulated from...
  7. General Cycling Discussion
    Replace what you use during your ride so you don't bonk and your body can be fully recovered for your next ride. There are various ways of calculating how many calories you burn when cycling. A power meter is a great way to work it out. You can also do the math with a formula based around your...
  8. Racing, Training, Nutrition, Triathlons
    Flavors options include apple, lemon lime, orange, and tropical. What is it? Though still potentially unfamiliar to many U.S. endurance athletes, London-based Science in Sport (or SiS) has been around since 1992, churning out a variety of athlete fuel for before, during, and after exercise...
  9. Racing, Training, Nutrition, Triathlons
    This delicious concoction is easy to digest, has a bright, refreshing flavor, and is rich with vitamins, minerals, and anti-inflammatory foods. Editor's Note: This article is courtesy of the team at Art's Cyclery. The original post can be found here. Summer Veggie Smoothie Summer's endless...
  10. Racing, Training, Nutrition, Triathlons
    Anyone who has suffered muscle cramps in competition knows how debilitating they can be. Agony. Pure agony. That's the only way I can describe the handful of painful cramping episodes I've endured during my decidedly unspectacular cycling career. Whether during races or long weekend rides, the...
  11. General Cycling Discussion
    Always look ahead while eating or drinking so you can spot road hazards (click to enlarge). Eating and drinking are an essential part of any long ride, be it a gran fondo, century or just rolling with friends. But if you're new to the sport, dining on the go may feel like a tough challenge...
  12. General Cycling Discussion
    Pin your number on correctly (click to enlarge). If you just signed up for your first race and are wondering exactly what to expect, then check out this video from the gang at the Global Cycling Network, which walks you through all the critical bases. httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A2OPqVKwXRY
  13. General Cycling Discussion
    Nuun PLUS allows the user to tailor fueling to their personal needs (click to enlarge). Add hydration and fueling to the growing list of customizable products within the cycling world. The latest entrant into this just-for-you arena comes from Nuun, which launched Nuun PLUS at the Sea Otter...
  14. General Cycling Discussion
    The Nuun+PeopleForBikes co-branded product is available at REI and Performance Bike locations. Electrolyte sports drink tablet maker Nuun is collaborating with PeopleForBikes in an effort to make riding better for everyone. Nuun signed on as an official member of the PeopleForBikes Coalition...
  15. Racing, Training, Nutrition, Triathlons
    httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B9E8rppMN2A Our friends at the Global Cycling Network teamed up with SORTED Food to make this banana and date cake, the ultimate, healthy, post-exercise recovery cake. Here is the recipe, with conversions out of metric. Ingredients 4 oz cold coconut oil 3 oz...
  16. General Cycling Discussion
    Eating real food while riding is never a bad thing. Outside of choosing which bike to ride, perhaps the most important consideration a cyclist makes is what to put inside their body. The right food and drink can make or break your ride - and how you feel afterwards. So what are the best solids...
  17. General Cycling Discussion
    High schoolers take on a Pro Tour team in Ornut vs. Rapha edit battle. Last month, fancy pants cycling clothier Rapha made us hungry for rice cakes with a video they produced featuring their Team Sky Pro Tour cycling team and its nutritionist. This week our taste buds got to hankering for deep...
  18. Racing, Training, Nutrition, Triathlons
    Energy drinks are a necessary evil sometimes. If you don't take them and you go on a long or hard ride, you can bonk or cramp and have a miserable time. If you take them, you can get bad flavors, suffer from up and down spikes in energy and get the dreaded gut bomb where just feel sick and...
  19. General Cycling Discussion
    The Feed sources nutrition products from both major and minor brands, and then ships the packages to your door once a month. Shopping for sports nutrition can be a pain, and many of us simply base our buying habits around whichever Clif Bar flavor is on sale at the local grocery store. This...
  20. General Cycling Discussion
    Taking a post-ride ice bath is a great way to jump start the recovery process. So you've just wrapped up a hard 3-hour training ride with 5,000 feet of climbing. Now what? Though your first inclination may be to go pass out on the couch in front of the TV (which isn't a bad idea), there are a...
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